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Brent Learned Collection

Active and passive sides of Mini Halfwood Press No. 83

Mini Halfwood Press No. 83

2011. Mini Halfwood Press. Serial No. 60083. Rollers are 1.5 x 5.75 inches top and bottom. The bed is 1/4 x 6 x 17 inch polycarbonate (the standard); overall length is 17.5 inches; overall width is 9 inches; overall height is 10 inches; weight, 12 lbs.; drive wheel is 8 inches diameter in stainless steel; the woods are American black walnut with a walnut hood with ipe cladding on the steel and on the hood-ends and side pieces. The instrument box is poplar and baltic birch trimmed in ipe. Included are felt blankets, copper plate, Allen Wrench, User's Manual and DVD.

About Brent Learned: Brent's Web site at
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Artist's comment: Brent telephoned me early in October, 2010 to order his Mini Halfwood Press. I got it finished in April, 2011. On his Web site you can learn about Brent and his work, plus there are numerous pages on the Internet if you Google his name.

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